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Conference on refugee reception

For three days in January, Linköping University and partners are hosting a conference aimed at highlighting good examples and finding innovative solutions to how municipalities can receive refugees.

Norrköping Municipality, in collaboration with the think tank Arena Idé and REMESO (the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society) at Linköping University, has invited politicians, officials from European municipalities and researchers in the social sciences to a three-day conference.

The aim of the conference, “Welcoming Refugees – Local European Experiences”, is to discuss good examples and find innovative solutions for municipalities in their reception of refugees. It will shed light on various aspects of how recently arrived refugees are received, and offer new insights.

Participants will also have the opportunity to learn about new research, speak to researchers, take part in workshops, share experiences and good examples with other municipalities and find new partners for future collaborations.

The conference will take place on 25-27 January at Louis de Geer Konsert & Kongress in Norrköping. The conference language is English.

For more information, and to register, visit: www.welref17.se


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